Cathy Pill
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The Belgian born Cathy Pill is a graduate of the E.N.S.A.V. of La Cambre and former intern of A.F. Vandevorst and Vivienne Westwood.

After winning an accolade of prices, under which The Collection of the Year at Trieste’s contest Its#Two in 2003, and in 2005 the sponsorships of La Fondation Pierre Bergé et Yves Saint Laurent and of La Maison Yves Saint Laurent at the contest Andam in France, the Fabio Inghirami Award in Italy and the Modo Bruxellae Price in Belgium, Cathy Pill recently launched her first ready-to-wear collection during the SS06 Paris Fashion Week.

Her first Spring/Summer 06 collection titled “Blink”, married Art Nouveau influenced sinuous patterns with draped and bunched silhouettes.

The collection was exposed at Le Louvre and immediately evoked interest and attracted the international press, under which The Herald Tribune, Le Monde and Vogue’s
The following November, Cathy Pill was invited to NY by Diane Von Furstenberg.
Since then Cathy Pill is invited to present her collections during the Paris fashion weeks.

After only a few collections, Cathy Pill’s label can be found in more then 15 countries and 40 stockists over the world.
Press articles on the designer can be found in magazines all over the world.
Cathy Pill also works as a consultant for other fashion houses (ex. NATAN, Claudia Strater) and in 2007 she designed the costumes for the opera Frühlings Erwachen at the Royal theatre of La Monnaie.
Cathy Pill’s famous CD-dress designed for the latest Canon campaign is also to find in a numerous of magazines. And in October 2008 Cathy Pill has been chosen to design the “We Speak Image” collection for Canon Europe, next to Matthew Williamson and Jean Charles de Castelbajac.
For Spring-Summer 2009, a line of printed leather bags was launched along with her collection, in collaboration with Kipling.
The collections of Cathy Pill are known for her smart use of prints, drapes and sharp details, creating modern and feminine silhouettes.